Dear Core User,

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, per directives from Senior management at Partners and the Hospitals, this research core facilities will have a hiatus in their service offering. We will not be offering service till we are advised to resume operation.

Please stay safe in this challenging time and we look forward to working with you in the future.

CBRC Confocal Microscope Core

The CBRC Confocal Microscope Core provides support for confocal microscopy. The core is currently equipped with a Nikon A1SiR confocal equipped with galvo and resonant scanners for high resolution and high speed scanning. A motorized stage facilities data collection at multiple regions during time lapse imaging. A stage incubator is available for long term imaging of mammalian cells. Spectral imaging and unmixing allows users to separate multiple fluorescent proteins in live and fixed tissue. This facility is available on a fee for service basis to trained users from the CBRC and the MGH Community. Training is a two step process, scheduled on an as needed basis. Please contact the core coordinator with questions or to schedule training.

Personnel/Contact Information:

Director: Kristin White, Ph.D. 


Other Staff:

Core Coordinator: Seda Gyonjyan

Facilities and Equipments:

Location of Core:

The facility is located at Building 149-3, 13th Street, Charlestown.

Major Equipment:

Nikon A1SiR Confocal Microscope

Getting Started:

To access the core, please contact Seda Gyonjyan